Museum of Television & Radio Presents: Science Fiction, A Journey Into the Unknown 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)
Beverly Hills High School
Central School of Speech and Drama
Made franchise return in "Star Wars: Episode VII," confirmed by George Lucas
Will bring her one-woman show "Wishful Drinking" to Broadway (September)
Earned Grammy nomination for Best Spoken Word for album Wishful Drinking
Garnered an Emmy nomination for her guest starring role on NBC's "30 Rock"
Appeared in several episodes of Showtime's suburban pot comedy "Weeds," as Celia's (Elizabeth Perkins) divorce lawyer
Performed in a one-woman autobiographical show, "Wishful Drinking," at the Geffen Playhouse; also includes songs in the monologue
Cast in "Undiscovered," a film which follows a group of aspiring entertainers trying to establish careers
Appeared as Mother Superior in "Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle"
Wrote the teleplay for the ABC movie, "These Old Broads" starring her mother Debbie Reynolds
Played a nun in "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back"
Played an actress mistaken for Carrie Fisher in "Scream 3"
Appeared as a therapist in "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery"
Contributed column to Live magazine entitled "Travels With Billie"
Published the semi-autobiographical, Delusions of Grandma
Published the novel Surrender the Pink
Screenwriting debut, adapted her novel for the screen, "Postcards From the Edge"
Played a major supporting role in "When Harry Met Sally"
Played Tom Hanks' wife in the dark comedy "The Burbs"
Published first novel, Postcards From the Edge
Appeared in the Woody Allen film "Hannah and her Sisters"
Again played the role of Leia in "The Return of the Jedi"
Assumed title role in the Broadway production of "Agnes of God"
Reprised role of Princess Leia in "The Empire Strikes Back"
Appeared on Broadway in "Censored Scenes From King Kong"
Appeared in TV version of "Come Back, Little Sheba" (NBC)
First leading film role as Princess Leia in "Star Wars"
Film acting debut in "Shampoo"
Made Broadway debut as chorus girl in a revival of "Irene"; starred her mother, Debbie Reynolds
First appeared onstage in her mother's Las Vegas, NV act at age 12
Fisher suffered from manic depression for most of her life. The condition was first diagnosed when she was a teenager.
In November 1998, Fisher entered a substance abuse clinic reportedly over problems resulting from prescription drugs for dental surgery. Fisher had previously been treated for an addiction to cocaine and for alcoholism.